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oren tal
May 5th, 2012, 07:33 AM
every time I installed new program or that update manager update my system I get error message like this:


installArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ...
Preconfiguring packages ...
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(Reading database ... 302411 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace libavcodec-extra-53 4:0.8.1ubuntu1 (using .../libavcodec-extra-53_4%%3a0.8.1ubuntu1+medibuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libavcodec-extra-53 ...
Preparing to replace libavutil-extra-51 4:0.8.1ubuntu1 (using .../libavutil-extra-51_4%%3a0.8.1ubuntu1+medibuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libavutil-extra-51 ...
Preparing to replace upstart 1.5-0ubuntu5 (using .../upstart_1.5-0ubuntu7_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement upstart ...
Preparing to replace flashplugin-installer 11.2.202.233ubuntu2 (using .../flashplugin-installer_11.2.202.235ubuntu0.12.04.1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement flashplugin-installer ...
Preparing to replace flashplugin-downloader:i386 11.2.202.233ubuntu2 (using .../flashplugin-downloader_11.2.202.235ubuntu0.12.04.1_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement flashplugin-downloader:i386 ...
Preparing to replace mplayer 2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1 (using .../mplayer_2%%3a1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+medibuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement mplayer ...
Preparing to replace mencoder 2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1 (using .../mencoder_2%%3a1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+medibuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement mencoder ...
Preparing to replace python-software-properties 0.82.7 (using .../python-software-properties_0.82.7.1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement python-software-properties ...
Preparing to replace software-properties-common 0.82.7 (using .../software-properties-common_0.82.7.1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement software-properties-common ...
Preparing to replace software-properties-gtk 0.82.7 (using .../software-properties-gtk_0.82.7.1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement software-properties-gtk ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for update-notifier-common ...
flashplugin-installer: downloading http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_11.2.202.235.orig.tar.gz
Installing from local file /tmp/tmpLfXpR0.gz
Flash Plugin installed.
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info ...
Unknown media type in type 'all/all'
Unknown media type in type 'all/allfiles'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmst'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmsu'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/pnm'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/rtspt'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/rtspu'
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Setting up lirc (0.9.0-0ubuntu1) ...
reload: Unknown instance:
invoke-rc.d: initscript udev, action "reload" failed.
dpkg: error processing lirc (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
Setting up libavutil-extra-51 (4:0.8.1ubuntu1+medibuntu1) ...
Setting up libavcodec-extra-53 (4:0.8.1ubuntu1+medibuntu1) ...
Setting up upstart (1.5-0ubuntu7) ...
Installing new version of config file /etc/logrotate.d/upstart ...
Setting up flashplugin-installer (11.2.202.235ubuntu0.12.04.1) ...
Setting up flashplugin-downloader:i386 (11.2.202.235ubuntu0.12.04.1) ...
Setting up mplayer (2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+medibuntu1) ...
Setting up mencoder (2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+medibuntu1) ...
Setting up python-software-properties (0.82.7.1) ...
Setting up software-properties-common (0.82.7.1) ...
Setting up software-properties-gtk (0.82.7.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Errors were encountered while processing:
lirc
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/locale: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/man: 1008 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/gnome/help: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/omf: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML: 0 KiB

Total disk space freed by localepurge: 1008 KiB

localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/locale: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/man: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/gnome/help: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/omf: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML: 0 KiB

Total disk space freed by localepurge: 0 KiB

localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/locale: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/man: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/gnome/help: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/omf: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML: 0 KiB

Total disk space freed by localepurge: 0 KiB

localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/locale: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/man: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/gnome/help: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/omf: 0 KiB
localepurge: Disk space freed in /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML: 0 KiB

Total disk space freed by localepurge: 0 KiB

Setting up lirc (0.9.0-0ubuntu1) ...
reload: Unknown instance:
invoke-rc.d: initscript udev, action "reload" failed.
dpkg: error processing lirc (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
I don't understand the meaning of this error.
what is the problem that causing this error message?

carl4926
May 5th, 2012, 07:40 AM
Could it be something to do with disk space?

oren tal
May 5th, 2012, 11:31 AM
Could it be something to do with disk space?

well I have enought disk space and eventually the software is indeed instlled despite the error message, everyting just work fine.

but everytime I installed new program I get that error message.